2017 was a crazy year. Civility left the building. Tribalism ruled as increasing numbers of people put themselves and their perspectives in the forefront of life's picture. The promise of social media devolved to platforms for paying customers. Men behaved badly. Even the weather seemed angrier than usual. Our top quote for 2017 is from the Three Billboards film, which revealed the realities of cause and effect actions in any polarized community.
1) "All this anger, man. It just begets greater anger."
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – John Hawkes
2) "No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else."
The Greatest Showman – Hugh Jackman
3) "You cannot reason with a tiger when your head is in its mouth."
Darkest Hour – Gary Oldman
4) “First to flower, first to fall.”
Tulip Fever – Christoph Waltz
5) "No man comes home from war, not really."
Kong: Skull Island – Tom Hiddleston
6) "The greatest teacher, failure is."
Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Frank Oz
7) "Sometimes people need to step outside of who they are to realize who they
could really be."
All Eyez On Me – Domenic L. Santana
8) "You can't steer from the pain. If you do, you'll rob yourself."
Wind River – Jeremy Renner
9) "Courage is fear that has said its prayers."
The Space Between Us – Janet Montgomery
10) “Please don't have a nice day. Have a day that matters. Have a day that's true. Have a day Check out other 'Smartest Movie Quotes of the Year' lists:
that's direct. Have a day that's honest. A nice day, you'll be miserable. Have a day that
The Last Word – Shirley MacLaine
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